Joint Action on Climate – AFMW & Doctors For the Environment Australia (DEA)
As AFMW President and Chair Chair AFMW Climate Health Action Group (CHAG), I’m thrilled to announce that AFMW now has a signed a memorandum of understanding with the Doctors For the Environment Australia.
This is a positive step for the climate and health agenda and we look forward to working closely with our friends at DEA towards preserving our planet and promoting good health.
More Information on Climate Health
See the AMFW Climate health information and resources section.
Magdalena is the President of the AFMW (2020-) and former President of VMWS (2013 & 2017-2020).
Magdalena’s deep engagements with the RACGP over many years includes chair of Women in General Practice, is currently on the RACGP Expert Committee Quality Care, prior to that on RACGP eHealth Expert Committee. She is a regular media spokesperson on numerous health issues, being interviewed most weeks by mainstream and medical media. Magdalena has represented the RACGP at senate enquiries and has worked on several National Health Framework reviews.
Both an RACGP examiner and University examiner she supervises medical students and undertakes general practice research. Roles outside of RACGP include the Strategy and Policy Committee for Breast Cancer Network Australia, Board Director of Women’s Health Victoria and Chair of their Strategy and Policy subcommittee and the AMA Victoria GP Network Committee.
Magdalena has presented at the United Nations as part of the Australian Assembly and was recently appointed the Australian representative to the World Health Organisation, World Assembly on COVID 19, by the Medical Women’s International Association (MWIA).